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(word root) var. of in
Examples of words with the root im-: impolite
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 (ī′ĕm′) Informal
tr.v. IMed, IM·ing, IMs or IM'ed or IM'ing or IM's
1. To send (someone) an instant message: She IMed me to let me know that she would be late.
2. To express in an instant message: He IMed me that he wanted to meet at noon.
An instant message.
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the internet domain name for
(Computer Science) Isle of Man


abbreviation for
1. (Computer Science) computing instant message
2. (Computer Science) computing instant messaging
3. (Anatomy) Also: i.m. intramuscular
4. (Chess & Draughts) chess International Master
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contraction of I am.


var. of in- 2 before b, m, p: imbrute; immigrate; impassion.


var. of in- 3 before b, m, p: imbalance; immoral; imperishable.


var. of in- 1 before b, m, p: imbed; immure; impose.
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V. intramuscular.
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